Top-grossing films for the Dec. 20-22 weekend

Top 10 Films

The much-hyped “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” was edged out in its premiere weekend by “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.” The number of weeks open for each film is in parentheses.

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Weekend Total
in millions of dollars
1.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2) 31.5 127.5
2.  Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (1) 26.8 40.0
3.  Frozen (5) 19.2 191.6
4.  American Hustle (2) 19.1 20.2
5.  Saving Mr. Banks (2) 9.3 9.9
6.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (5) 8.8 371.7
7.  Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas (2) 8.5 28.3
8.  Walking with Dinosaurs (1) 7.3 7.3
9.  Dhoom 3 (1) 3.3 3.3
10.  Thor: The Dark World (7) 1.3 200.8

Source: www.boxofficemojo.com

 
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